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The name “Cacciatore” (hunter’s style) derives etymologically from its original use in the rations that hunters carried in their knapsacks during their trips. The history of the product developed hand in hand with the evolution of the rural culture typical of the regions of the production area, which provide the raw material that is processed accor...

When Paolo Sorrentino was searching for the right title for his movie that then would have won the Oscar, he probably thought about Michelangelo. It’s the first name that stands out when someone is dreaming about Italian Art. It’s the first symbol of the splendor and the Italian creative genius. It’s – first of all – in the gestures and works of Mi...

Pavia is set in the heart of the Po Valley in Lombardy and although it is now a modern town its origins go back to Roman times. The city stretches along the right bank of the Ticino River and is dominated by medieval towers which testify to the artistic and architectural treasures waiting to be discovered here.

People often say that Halloween is completely foreign to Italian culture and folk traditions. This is both true and false: rites, traditions, legends scattered throughout the peninsula cover the night of All Saints' Day, which coincides with that of Halloween... but it is much older.

Since 1891, when in Shinnecock Hills, Long Island, the first permanent American course was established (including the spacious club house, despite the fact that there were only 12 players at first), golf in the US has definitely made giant leaps forward. The United States Golf Association was founded in 1894 and, in the same year, it organized the...

Located in the province of Pesaro and Urbino, in the Marche region, the Gola del Furlo State Nature Reserve covers 3,600 hectares of woods, meadows, pristine peaks and fresh water. Established in 2001, it is crossed by the Candigliano river, which creeps into the rocky cliffs of the Gola (gorge), creating a landscape of great charm.

Let’s jump to the north of Italy; let’s go to Milan! Milan l’è on gran Milan, a Milanese would say. Let’s debunk the idea that in the north people don’t speak dialects anymore, even in the city of Milan the dialect struggles but still survives. The Milanese language is a variation of the Longobard language, language that has been recognized by the...

During the last two years, also thanks to the many excavations for major urban works, numerous archaeological finds of great importance have re-emerged in Rome. The C line of the Roman subway has arrived near the historic center and even before entering the circle of the Aurelian Walls, the route excavated by the moles has brought to light several...

For 30 years, Seattle’s Festa Italiana has celebrated and honored everything Italian. It’s an annual week-long series of events where our Northwest Italian-American community showcases the very best in Italian food, culture, products and entertainment. It is the largest ethnic festival featured at Seattle Center.

This month we are our covering the region of Emilia Romagna centrally located in northern Italy. This region is full of gastronomic pleasures especially known for prosciutto di parma, parmigiano reggiano and the authentic balsamic vinegar of Modena. I traveled there for my honeymoon some years back and there was plenty to indulge in.

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, the Institute for Entrepreneurship of the John Cabot University welcomed Chris Schembra, Founder and Chief Question Asker of the 7:47 Club, a company whose aim is to awaken empathy in people and organizations.

Ciao from Rome. The editorial of this September 2017 issue starts from what has been going on in the last weeks, with an awful recrudescence of the attacks against Columbus. The picture here is a collage of the 16 Columbus monuments vandalized through the last years in these American cities: Buffalo NY (twice), New York City NY (Manhattan and Queen...